This is my original Waffles & Weed post that somehow got archived (read lost) and just appeared in my feed so I thought I'd share. Tomorrow I am hoping to share something bigger 🙂 Enjoy! Okay. So, some of you are scratching your heads right now. No, this post is not about stoner munchie options.… Continue reading Waffles & Weed Part 2
First, please let me say, this is not a religious post. When I was a child my mother would take me and my three siblings to mass each week. In church, she would instruct us to behave. Behaving meant that we were to sit quietly and follow the direction of the priest. When he directed… Continue reading Observations In Church
The best part of Chinese food for me is the fortune cookie, not eating it, just reading that little slip of paper inside. Since I have known my husband, he always opens his cookie and says, “Help! I am trapped inside a fortune cookie factory.” Cheesy, yet funny. So last evening when I reached across… Continue reading Missed Fortune
I am one of those people who do not handle stress very well. My personality leans towards order and in my life, I tend to plan. So when the best laid plans go array, it is not a pretty sight. Let me give a few examples from the past week: On the last day of… Continue reading Stressed Out
Chicken burning on the grill. The sound of angry horns reverberating from U.S. 1 as people maneuver the asshole minefield known as summer at the shoreline. Yesterday on I-95 my husband and I were driving in the left hand lane when an S.U.V. from Jersey went flying past us on the left. Yeah – you… Continue reading Not Fiction
Preliminary draft 1 of Uncle Neddy’s is complete! (Yay!) I use the word preliminary because of how I create. I get my first run through of story ideas down and then print out a hard copy. The hard copy then becomes a detailed outline. Is there a story here? What is the point? How can… Continue reading Guilford’s Mid-Life Crisis
In case you are curious - I have been busy this summer on my two current W.I.P.'s (works in progress) the first is another look into baseball this time from a fan's perspective. The other is a humorous looks into one of our longest running rituals: the funeral. I know funerals and laughing do not… Continue reading What is up folks? & Happy Summer!
I missed a deadline and really hate to waste this one... The lead story on the national news has been Deflate Gate; a story that centers around under deflated footballs in the New England Patriots win over the Indianapolis Colts in the National Football League’s AFC championship game. Stress put on the word game. This… Continue reading Deflated Balls and Other Nonsense – 10 Ridiculous Reasons to Hate The Patriots
This piece was originally based on the acronym M.A.L.’s yet after careful consideration it was decided that L.A.M.’s would be a better choice as to not perpetuate M’s ego any further and at least in New England, the L’s are the worst. (I will also not discuss the B.A.T.’s here or the S.P.’s although as… Continue reading Please Let Me Introduce You To L.A.M.